Pere Marquette No. 1225 to hit the rails in August

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Pere Marquette 2-8-4 No. 1225
Steam Railroading Institute website
OWOSSO, Mich. — Pere Marquette 2-8-4 No. 1225 will kick off its 2017 operating season in August, the Steam Railroad Institute announced this week.

The 1941 Lima Locomotive Works-built engine will be fired up on Friday, Aug. 18 for the institute’s Hand on the Throttle session where participants can run the locomotive for up to 30 minutes and even blow the whistle. The following day, No. 1225 will lead a series of one-hour excursions out of Howell, Mich. Five round trips are planned for Aug. 19 and four for Aug. 20. All trips will depart from the Ann Arbor Railroad station in downtown Howell and tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Caboose seating is $25 for adults and $20 for children.

More information is available online.

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